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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A signal to get up in the morning; (military) signal to wake up.

Usage examples (32)
  • It was a long while afterward before a bugler blew the first call to reveille, which is the "Army alarm clock," the signal to rise.
  • Bugles called reveille, and the piquets who had guarded the sleeping army around Aragaum cleared their muskets by loosing off shots.
  • Since he had to be up early in the morning to sound "reveille" the bugler slept in the guard room to be awakened in good time.
  • She was asked to sound the "reveille," which she did. for more
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